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A federal judge scheduled a trial to begin June 10 between the Lake George Steamboat Co., and the families of 20 senior citizens from Michigan and Ohio.

The claim is against the Lake George Steamboat Co., owners of the Mohican, whose wake allegedly contributed to the capsizing of the Ethan Allen.

A group of senior citizens from Michigan and Ohio had boarded the 40-foot long tour boat Ethan Allen on Oct. 2, 2005, for a cruise along the shoreline of Lake George to view the hues of the fall foliage. About 20 minutes into the cruise, the boat capsized, throwing the 47 passengers and the captain into the water. The boat sank in 70 feet of water near Cramer Point.

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